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Solution Architect

  • Salary: £440 per day
  • Job Type:Contract
  • Sector: IT and Digital
  • Contact: Donato Annessa
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0207 633 2040
  • Job Ref: 210022DA2

Evaluation of technical systems, preparation of solution and security architectures, exposes benefits and drivers, financial merits
Create and develop an ICT architecture and security strategy based on business and technical needs.
Design, model and improve the security of business systems and services.
Participation in a technical meeting, review solution and security architecture and present possible solutions.
Maintenance of Artefacts such as, ICT Baseline, Security Baseline, Technology and Application/systems catalogue.
Review, analyse, evaluate ideas, projects and opportunities to develop new products, new technologies and systems for the business units.
Sets standards in scope of design, development, quality and testing
Design interoperability and interfaces with other systems
Maintains and tracks architecture in systems lifecycle
Estimate and size software development works
Contributes to systems design, testing, quality assurance, change management
Prepares system documentation and provides presentations
Lead development teams and development processes
Selects and evaluates technologies
Holds a master level certificate in a software development technology domain or in architecting software solutions
At least 8 years hand on experience in software systems, at least 3 of it in Architect position
Has performed the role of key architect in the development of at least 2 software systems
Familar with creating and developing an ICT architecture and strategy based on business and technical needs
Knowledge of security principles as Need To Know, Zero Trust, DID and other
Familiar with Disaster Recovery, High Availability and Backup strategies
Good understanding of cloud security concepts and solutions
Familiar with network security reference architectures, security standards and frameworks like COBIT, TOGAF, ITIL or similar
Experience in application and network security architecting and design
Holds excellent technical knowledge about: databases, application servers, communication middleware, web servers, GIS services, directory services, systems security on Microsoft platforms, business intelligence concepts, systems integration and Integrated Development Environments
Expert in designing in UML
Expert in software development methodologies, lifecycles and artefacts like RUP, ISO12207 and agile
Is proficient in using systems modelling tools like Sparx Enterprise Architect, Aris Architect or others
Presents excellent command of English, at least at C1 level